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Arena Glenn Simpson Hilliard
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Birth: Nov. 21, 1897
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 1920
Wayne County
Illinois, USA

Obituary: Young Mother Called
Arena Glenn Simpson was born Nov 21, 1897, departed this life Feb 5, 1920. Glenn was converted and joined the M E church at Mt Olivet at the age of 13 years during a series of meetings held by Bro N S Lanter. She was married to Ralph D Hilliard, Aug 16, 1916. To this union two children were born; the first born May 28, 1917, dying in infancy; the other a little girl, Hazel Lenore born June 19, 1918, is left never to know a Mother's love. Glenn had lived a consistent Christian life since her conversion and was loved by all who knew her. She was conscious to the last dying in the triumph of the christian life; going to sleep at the home of her father-in-law, David Hilliard. She said she was going home to Jesus and that she had a vision of her grandma Ellzey, who departed this life 2 years ago and would soon meet her in heaven. Besides her husband and little daughter, she leaves to mourn their loss, her parents, Mr & Mrs J M Simpson, three brothers, Harvey Simpson, Olof Simpson and Warren Simpson. Three Sisters Mrs. Ada Hilliard, Mrs. Mary Heckler and Mrs. Viola Hilliard. She was buried in the Oak Valley Cemetery. Elder J W Harshbarger conducted the services. 
Family links: 
  John Marion Simpson (1856 - 1920)
  Emma Florence Ellzey Simpson (1856 - 1924)
  Harvey Albert Simpson (1884 - 1968)*
  Sarah Viola Simpson Hilliard (1886 - 1970)*
  Olof Ellzey Simpson (1890 - 1978)*
  Mary Ethel Simpson Heckler (1892 - 1972)*
  Warren Simpson (1895 - 1954)*
  Arena Glenn Simpson Hilliard (1897 - 1920)
*Calculated relationship
Oak Valley Cemetery
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: Marylea Gazette
Originally Created by: Lady In Black
Record added: Aug 16, 2011
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Arena Glenn <i>Simpson</i> Hilliard
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- Marylea Gazette
 Added: Oct. 7, 2012

- Lady In Black
 Added: Aug. 20, 2011

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